Archive for April, 2022

British American’s Snell Says US Exporters Face a Tough 2022

Smaller U.S. West Coast ports, including the Ports of Oakland, Seattle and Tacoma are experiencing ocean carrier service cutbacks that are adversely impacting U.S. agricultural exporters, according to Paul Snell, president of Huntington Beach, CA-based British-American Shipping.

The export situation is likely to remain challenging for the remainder of 2022, Snell said.

California Exporters Lost $2.1 billion in 2021

Snell was speaking to the Propeller Club of Northern California on April 19th.

In February, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that final 2021 trade ...

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MARITIME DAY PANELS MAY 16 & 18, 2022 Via Zoom

MAY 16, 2022:  DO U.S. EXPORTERS NEED NEW U.S SHIPS?

0900 (Pacific Time) 
WELCOME: Jim Patti, President International Propeller Club of the United States

0915 
Moderator: Stas Margaronis, President Propeller Club of Northern California
Paul Snell, Chief Executive Officer, British American Shipping, Long Beach California “Challenges for U.S. Exporters in 2022.”
Lars Jensen, Partner Vespucci Maritime, Copenhagen, Denmark, “World Container Trade Overview”
Bruce Jones, Author ‘To Rule the Waves’ & Senior Fellow Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., “Does China Rule the Waves?”
Dr. Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Associate Professor of History, Campbell ...

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GSC’s Arsenault: Space Now More Important Than Cost

Dave Arsenault, president of Oakland, Ca based GSC Logistics and a former president of Hyundai Merchant Marine America, warned that container space has become a more important factor than cost for booking imports and exports on ocean carriers.

“Cargo owners are a bit gun shy right now. For the last few years, they have so much disruption and distress in their supply chains that the cost of service is … secondary to space.”

Arsenault went on to predict that freight rates would ...

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PCNC Welcomes British-American’s Paul Snell: AG Exporters Strategy for 2022 Tuesday April 19 2022 @ 1100 Via Zoom

Port of Oakland’s Ron Brown will introduce Paul.

Paul will discuss:

  • CUTBACKS IN SAILINGS TO OAKLAND
  • TERMINALS APPOINTMENT SYSTEM ADDS COSTS AND PROBLEMS TO EXPORTERS
  • WORKING WITH OCEAN CARRIERS TO ASSURE YOUR FREIGHT SAILS ON TIME
  • IS SHIPPING OUT OF LA/LB THE NEW NORMAL

Paul’s background 

Paul Snell is Chief Executive Officer at British American Shipping, Long Beach, California, United States   

British American Shipping, LLC is a California based licensed Ocean Transport Intermediary (OTI) / Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC). Our company operates as a global specialist in ...

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